BLACKPINK: ‘Born Pink’ Starts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums List !

BLACKPINK lands its first No. 1 around the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated March. 1) since it’s second full-length studio album, Born Pink, starts atop their email list with 102,000 equivalent album units earned within the U.S. within the week ending Sept. 22, based on Luminate. The eight-song set may be the first No. 1 around the Billboard 200 by an exciting-female group since 2008.

Born Pink may be the second top ten for that South Korean quartet, which formerly debuted and peaked at No. 2 in October 2020 using its full-length debut, The Album. Additionally, Born Pink may be the third album with a South Korean act to top the Billboard 200 in 2022, following BTS’ Proof and Stray Kids’ Stray Kids Small Album: Oddinary. (Unlike individuals two albums, that are mostly within the Korean language, Born Pink is mainly in British – though having a fair quantity of Korean lyrics.)

The Billboard 200 chart ranks typically the most popular albums each week within the U.S. according to multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units, published by Luminate. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (Ocean). Each unit equals one album purchase, or 10 individual tracks offered from your album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 compensated/subscription on-demand official video and audio streams generated by songs from your album. The brand new March. 1, 2022-dated chart is going to be published entirely on Billboard‘s website on Sept. 27. For those chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.

Of Born Pink’s 102,000 equivalent album units earned, album sales comprise 75,500 Ocean units comprise 25,000 (equaling 37.49 million on-demand official streams from the set’s songs) and TEA units comprise 1,500.

Born Pink may be the first No. 1 around the Billboard 200 with a female group since Danity Kane’s second album, Thanks for visiting the Dollhouse, debuted at No. 1 around the chart dated April 5, 2008.

Born Pink also debuts at No. 1 on top Album Sales chart using the seventh-largest sales week associated with a album in 2022 – 75,500 copies offered. Of this sum, 85% were CD sales (64,000), while 15% were digital album sales (11,500). The set wasn’t obtainable in every other configuration (for example vinyl LP or cassette).

The CD configuration from the album was issued in collectible packages (17 total, including exclusive variants for Target and also the group’s official webstore), each having a standard group of internal paper products and randomized elements (for example photocards, postcards and stickers). Among individuals were four alternative cover art editions – each akin to part of the audience. CD sales were bolstered through the accessibility to signed editions from the album (the 4 cover variants) within the group’s webstore and also at independent record stores, where each one of the four versions was signed by its corresponding member.

Lavish collectible CD packages like Born Pink’s are usually costly – since it’s standard digipack and box set editions initially offered for $26 and $50, correspondingly, within the group’s webstore. However, the digipack’s cost fell to $14.99 during release week, as the autographed edition offered at indie retail also selected $14.99.

Purchase prices also kicked in around the digital form of the album, which started selling for $7.99 within the iTunes and Amazon . com digital stores but fell to $3.99 halfway through its debut week. Additionally, three alternative digital editions from the album were released on Sept. 19 solely within the group’s webstore for $4.99 each. The 3 had exactly the same eight song tracklist, but two included an alternate cover art, and something would be a “signed digital album” (with digital replicas from the quartet’s signatures on its cover).

Born Pink’s lead single “Pink Venom” debuted and peaked at No. 22 around the Billboard Hot 100 chart dated Sept. 3. It’s to date arrived at No. 36 around the Pop Airplay chart (with the most lately printed list dated Sept. 24). The cut also spent two days around the all-genre Streaming Songs chart, debuting and peaking at No. 9 (Sept. 3 chart).

Outdoors the U.S., “Pink Venom” is really a major hit, spending two days atop the Billboard Global 200 and three days at No. 1 around the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. tally. The 2 charts rank the world’s most widely used songs each week according to streaming and purchasers activity culled from greater than 200 territories all over the world. The Worldwide 200 is including worldwide data and also the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart comprises data from territories excluding the U.S.

Bad Bunny’s United nations Verano Crime Ti falls 1-2 around the Billboard 200 after 11 nonconsecutive days atop their email list. The set earned 93,000 equivalent album units within the latest tracking week (lower 4%).

NCT 127’s 2 Baddies debuts at No. 3 around the Billboard 200, giving the South Korean pop ensemble its third top ten-charting effort. It matches the act’s chart high, first achieved using its previous album, Sticker: The Next Album, which debuted and peaked at No. 3 around the March. 2, 2021-dated list.

2 Baddies bows with 58,500 equivalent album units earned. Of this sum, album sales comprise 55,500 Ocean units comprise 3,000 (equaling 3.85 million on-demand official streams from the set’s 12 songs) and TEA units comprise a minimal sum.

The CD configuration of two Baddies was issued in collectible luxurious packages (eight total, together with a Target-unique), each having a standard group of products and randomized elements (like photocards and posters). Sales were also enhanced through the accessibility to luxurious box set editions which were packaged with branded merchandise like shirts, hats and purses. Almost all of its sales for that week were on CD (just a little under 1,000 were offered via digital download) the set wasn’t issued in almost any other physical format.

2 Baddies is going to be released in further iterations on March. 7, since it’s CD digipack edition will street on that day – obtainable in nine different cover variations (one for each one of the group’s people), each having a standard group of paper goods and randomized photocards.

Morgan Wallen’s chart-topping Harmful: The Double Album is really a non-mover at No. 4 around the Billboard 200 with 48,000 equivalent album units earned (lower 3%).

Harmful: The Double Album has accrued 88 nonconsecutive days within the top ten around the Billboard 200. It now exclusively has got the sixth-most days within the top ten of all albums because the chart started publishing on the regular, weekly basis in March of 1956.

The all-time top ten record-holder may be the original cast recording of My Fair Lady, with 173 days within the top ten between 1956-60.